Books by Sydney Lewis

``A TOTALLY ALIEN LIFE-FORM'' by Sydney Lewis
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Despite arresting or moving moments, this oral history would have benefitted by having a sharper focus, with fewer subjects and less of the consequent repetition. ($35,000 ad/promo)"
An oral history of teens based on 60 interviews presenting a cross-section of the American cultural, economic, racial, and social spectrum. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1995

"A mountain of raw material out of which a useful book could have been shaped."
In her debut, Studs Terkel protÇgÇe Lewis fumbles an attempt to create a portrait of Chicago's Cook County Hospital by recording the voices of its staff and a few patients. Read full book review >